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B&W Illustrations; 7 folding engraved plates on 6 leaves [ the often errant plate 4 is present], Lvi, xlix, , 393,  pages. 8vo, 198x122 mm, contemporary sheep gilt with morocco lettering piece, spine ends with shallow wear, cover corners worn through, 19th-century Ricasoli-Firidolfi armorial bookplate on title verso (slightly wrinkling the paper). NOTES: Second edition of an introduction to Newtonian mathematics and physics originally published in 1747. Pages 327-59 contain a summary of the author's 1748 prize essay on the effects of attraction on capillary phenomena, "the most successful of Sigorgne's efforts to apply the concept of universal gravitation" (DSB). Babson 112; DSB XII, 430; Wallis 150.001.
Title: INSTITUTIONS NEWTONIENNES; OU, INTRODUCTION A LA PHILOSOPHIE DE M. NEWTON.
Edition: Second Edition
Location Published: Paris, Guillyn: 1769
Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
Seller ID: 35028